Can you believe it? The whimsical rock formations and spectacular views. The red, orange and yellow hues. And in this wonderland of slot canyons, pinnacles and bristlecone pine, your family gets to hike, bike, mule ride and rock climb. Watching the sun set at the surreal gorge's rim, you might just hear Dr. Seuss say: "Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one."
1-2 Discover Bryce Canyon's maze of spires, windows and pinnacles | Hike through a slot canyon whose walls are only 10 feet apart in places | Discover a labyrinth of hoodoos and vivid rock formations sprouting from the floor of Queen's Garden | Grown-ups spin to Red Canyon, where youngsters join them for a breezy ride
3 Kids make like early pioneers, exploring the Grand Canyon's rim by mule | Adults enjoy the beauty of the Grand Canyon during a hike | Point Imperial offers unrivaled views of the Painted Desert and Marble Canyon | Follow Widforss Trail for an astounding view of the majestic San Francisco Peaks
4 Watch as the high-desert cliffs of the Grand Staircase change to vibrant shades of pink and red | In Zion, hike to the edge of the Virgin River and look into the Narrows, one of the most renowned slot canyons in the world, with small waterfalls and hanging gardens cascading down the rock faces.
5-6 The thrilling hike to Angels Landing brings adults nearly 1,500 feet above the valley for a 360-degree panorama | Opt for an easygoing walk past Emerald Pools if heights aren't your thing | Experienced canyoneering instructors show kids the ropes | Pedal a traffic-free route amid towering walls of sheer Navajo sandstone.